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Joe Wickline

Joe Wickline

Assistant Coach (Offensive Line)

Personal
Birthday October 23
Hometown St. Petersburg, Fla.
College Florida, 1983 (Bachelor's)
Family wife, Nicki
son, Kelby; daughters, Lacey, Lauren
Coaching History
2017 West Virginia -
Tight Ends/Tackles/Fullbacks
2016 West Virginia -
Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends/Tackles/Fullbacks
2014-15 Texas-
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line
2005-13 Oklahoma State -
Offensive Line
2002-04 Florida -
Offensive Line/Running Game Coordinator
1999-01 Middle Tennessee State -
Offensive Line/Running Game Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator
1997-98 Baylor -
Offensive Line
1996 SW Mississippi CC -
Head Coach
   
1995 Pearl River CC -
Offensive Line
1988-94 Ole Miss -
Offensive Line
1984-87 Delta State -
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line
1984 Tennessee -
Graduate Assistant
1982-83 Florida -
Graduate Assistant


Playing Career
Three-year letterman at Florida
Played in the Blue-Gray Game
Lettered one year in wrestling
 
Bowl Experience (19)
2016: Russell Athletic (West Virginia)
2014: Texas (Texas)
2014:  Cotton (Oklahoma State)
2013:  Heart of Dallas (Oklahoma State)
2012:  Fiesta (Oklahoma State)
2010:  Alamo (Oklahoma State)
2010:  Cotton (Oklahoma State)
2008:  Holiday (Oklahoma State)
2007:  Insight (Oklahoma State)
2006:  Independence (Oklahoma State)
2004:  Peach (Florida)
2004:  Outback (Florida)
2003:  Outback (Florida)
1992:  Liberty (Mississippi)
1990:  Gator (Mississippi)
1989:  Liberty (Mississippi)
1984:  Sun (Tennessee)
1983:  Gator (Florida)
1982:  Bluebonnet (Florida)
 
Coaching Highlights
  • Has 35 years of collegiate coaching experience with 19 bowl appearances
West Virginia
  • WVU's offense ranked No. 17 in total offense, No. 20 in first down offense, No. 25 in rushing offense, No. 31 in passing efficiency, No. 37 in passing yards per completion, No. 38 in turnover margin and No. 42 in passing offense
  • Adam Pankey was named All-Big 12 Second Team (ESPN.com, AP)
  • Colton McKivitz was named All-Big 12 Freshman national third team (Athlon Sports), All-Big 12 Freshman First Team (Athlon Sports) and Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Texas
  • In 2015, the Longhorn offense ranked No. 7 in fewest interceptions, No. 17 in rushing offense and No. 26 in red zone offense
  • In 2014, six starting combinations were used along the line, including five first-time starters, as Texas had its best rushing results in the second half of the season.
Oklahoma State
  • Helped lead the Cowboys to top 20 national finishes in total offense in 2006 (16th), 2007 (seventh), 2008 (sixth), 2010 (third), 2011 (third) and 2012 (fourth)
  • From 2010-13, the Cowboys scored 50 or more points 19 times, broke the 60-point mark in seven contests, the 70-point mark twice and the 80-point plateau once
  • Offense averaged at least 40 points per game in five of his last seven seasons
  • The line also paved the way for six consecutive first-team All-Big 12 running backs from 2007-12, a 1,000-yard rusher in five of his last six seasons, and a 1,000-yard receiver in six of his last eight seasons
  • Coached 2009 and 2011 Big 12 Offensive Linemen of the Year, tackle Russell Okung (2009) and center Grant Garner (2011)
  • In 2013, OSU’s offense finished 14th in the nation in scoring (39.1 ppg)
  • OT Parker Graham earned All-Big 12 First-Team honors
  • In 2012, the Cowboy offense was ranked No. 3 in scoring offense (45.7 ppg), No. 4 in total offense (547.0 ypg), No. 7 in passing offense (331.7 ypg), No. 9 in sacks allowed and No. 21 in rushing
  • The offense set school records in average total offense and total yards (7,111)
  • OG Lane Taylor was a unanimous All-Big 12 First-Team selection and signed with the Green Bay Packers
  • The 2011 season ranked No. 2 nationally in scoring offense (48.7 ppg) and passing offense (387.2 ypg), No. 3 in total offense (545.9 ypg) and No. 11 in sacks allowed
  • The offense set school records for points scored (633), passing yards (5,034) and completion percentage (72.0 percent)
  • Garner and OT Levy Adcock were selected All-Big 12 First-Team, with Adcock a unanimous choice
  • Offensive line replaced four starters and finished No. 3 in scoring offense (44.2 ppg) and total offense (520.2 ypg), No. 2 in passing offense (345.9 ypg) and No. 1 in red zone offense
  • Led the Big 12 in scoring offense, total offense, passing offense and red zone offense and was No. 1 in pass efficiency (155.2) and fewest sacks allowed (10)
  • Adcock earned his second All-Big 12 First-Team selection
  • In 2009, the Cowboys averaged 376.2 yards per game, including a Big 12-leading 187.8 rushing yards and led the conference in fewest sacks allowed (12)
  • Russell Okung was named a unanimous first-team All-American, the only offensive finalist for the 2009 Outland Trophy and a first-round selection by the Seattle Seahawks
  • The 2008 Oklahoma State offense ranked No. 6 nationally in total offense (487.7 ypg), No. 9 in scoring offense (40.8 ppg), No. 8 in rushing offense (245.5 ypg), No. 5 in pass efficiency (164.7) and No. 17 in fewest sacks allowed (16)
  • Okung earned the first of his All-Big 12 First-Team honors
  • The 2007 offense finished the season with exactly 3,161 yards rushing and passing
  • The 243.15 rushing yards per game ranked No. 8 nationally, while the combined 486.3 total yards was No. 7
  • The Cowboys were also No. 15 in passing efficiency (145.1), No. 3 in sacks allowed (11) and No. 22 in scoring (34.6 ppg)
  • The OSU line paved the way for the No. 7 ranked rushing offense nationally (208) and No. 16 in total offense (409.8)
  • The offense also ranked No. 7 nationally in scoring (35.2 ppg) and No. 26 in pass efficiency (143.7)
Florida
  • The Gators increased their run production from 122.4 yards per game the season prior to his arrival to 155.8 yards per game in 2004
  • The offense leading the SEC in passing (271.1 ypg) and total offense (426.9 ypg), while ranking second in scoring offense (31.8 ppg) in 2004
  • Coached five All-Americans, including first-teamers Lomas Brown, Shannon Snell and Jeff Zimmerman. Wickline also coached Max Starks, a former UF tackle who now plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Middle Tennessee State
  • Coached the offensive line from 1999-2001 with the last of those seasons also as running game coordinator
  • In 2001, RB Dwone Hicks broke the school record for single-season rushing touchdowns (20)
  • The Blue Raiders also set a new standard for total offense per game, ranking fifth in the nation with 481.4, while ranking seventh in rushing (237.7 ypg), ninth in scoring (37.1 ppg) and fifth in pass efficiency (160.1)
  • The season before, Hicks ranked 15th in the nation in rushing and MTSU was again in the top 25 in total offense, scoring offense and rushing offense
Baylor
  • Spent two seasons in the Big 12 as the offensive line coach (1997-98), where he tutored NFL draft picks Derrick Fletcher (New England Patriots) and Kelvin Garmon (Dallas Cowboys)
 
All-Conference Players (35)
West Virginia: Adam Pankey (2016)
Oklahoma State: Levi Adcock (2010-11), Grant Garner (2011), Parker Graham (2013), Corey Hilliard (2005-06), David Koenig (2007), Russell Okung (2008-09), Lane Taylor (2012)
Florida: Mike Degory (2003-04), David Jorensen (2002), Mo Mitchell (2004), Shannon Snell (2002), Max Starks (2002-03)
Middle Tennessee State: Glen Elarbee (2000-01), Barry Hall (2000), Brandon Westbrook (2001)
Baylor: Derrick Fletcher (1998)
Ole Miss: Everett Lindsay (1991-92), Jeff Miller (1994)
Delta State: Jimmie Adams (1984), Lance Christ (1987), Steve Frazier (1984), Jeff Kitchings (1985), Darrell Potts (1987)
Florida: Lomas Brown (1983), Phil Bromley (1983), Dan Fike (1982), John Hunt (1983)
 
All-American Players (10)
Oklahoma State: Levi Adcock (2011), Grant Garner (2011), Russell Okung (2009)
Florida: Mike Degory (2002), Shannon Snell (2003)
Middle Tennessee State: Brandon Westbrook (2000)
Ole Miss: Everett Lindsay (1991-92)
Delta State: Jimmie Adams (1984), Steve Frazier (1984)
 
Professional Players (18)
Oklahoma State: Levi Adcock (OL), Grant Garner (OL), Parker Graham (OL), Corey Hilliard (OL), Russell Okung (OL), Lane Taylor (OL)
Florida: Lomas Brown (OL), Dan Fike (OL), Crawford Ker (OL), Shannon Sneel (OL), Max Starks (OL)
Middle Tennessee State: Barry Hall (OL), Brandon Westbrook (OL)
Baylor: Derrick Fletcher (OL), Kelvin Gorman (OL)
Ole Miss: Everett Lindsay (OL), Jeff Miller (OL)
Tennessee: Bill Mayo (OL)


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